Library Notes

All programs are free. Call 878-4918 for more information or to register. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult while at the library. Find more information at

Youth News

Take the Summer Reading Challenge

Keep track of the amount of time you spend reading and listening to books now through Aug. 8. Win free books and raffle tickets. Williston/St. George residents may enter to win a one-month family membership to the Edge Sports and Fitness when they register. Details on our website.

Read with Vermont Lake Monsters Baseball Players

Tuesday, June 28, 10:30 a.m. Lake Monsters baseball players read stories and autograph baseballs. All ages.

Preschool Music

Mondays, 11 a.m. with Peter Alsen and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. with Marcie Hernandez. Up to age 5 with a caregiver. No pre-registration. Limit one session per week per family.

Summer Story Time Series

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. July 5: Under the Sea; July 12: Yoga Story Time with Danielle Brown; July 19: Let’s Go Camping; July 26: Outdoor Adventure; Aug. 2: Firefighter Story Time; Aug. 9: Yoga Story Time with Danielle Brown; Aug. 16: Read with a Police Officer. All ages. No pre-registration.

Fitness Fun! Yoga Games

Wednesday, July 6, 11 a.m. Familiar games with a twist. Presented by Danielle Brown. Ages 5-10.

Lego Day

Friday, July 8, 10:30–noon. Make your own LEGO creations using the library’s LEGO collection. All ages.

The LEGO Movie

Friday, July 8, noon: A LEGO mini-figure goes on an epic journey to stop an evil tyrant. Rated PG, 100 min. Free popcorn. All ages.

All Ages News

Dottie the Bookmobile

Our new bookmobile is ready to go. We will be offering materials for adults, too. Visit us at one of our stops. Check the library website for complete schedule.

Williston Trail Hike: Offsite Program

Thursday, June 23, 5-6:30 p.m. Melinda Scott, Williston’s Conservation Planner, will lead a guided tour of The Sucker Brook Trail (two miles total). Meet at 5 p.m. at 5035 St. George Road (Route 2A) parking area.

Disc Golf: Offsite Program

Monday, June 27, 5-7 p.m. Try your skills on the WCS disc golf course. Meet at the library and walk to fields behind Williston Central School.

Venture Vermont Outdoor Challenge

All summer. Download a score sheet; record outdoor activities between April 1 and Oct. 15 and receive your VIP gold coin-good for entry into Vermont State Parks for the rest of 2016 and for all of 2017. Details at

Night Out at the Ballpark: Vt Lake Monsters Library Fundraiser

Join a group of friends from the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library to cheer on the Vermont Lake Monsters baseball team. Tickets for the Lake Monsters game on Friday, July 15 at 7:05 p.m. are available for $6 through the library website. Half of the proceeds from all tickets purchased through our website will benefit the library. More information at

Adult News

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, June 27, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to craft stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Writing Salon

Tuesday, June 28, 12:30-2 p.m. Break your writer’s block, find a writing community and get great writing done. All experience levels welcome. Paula A. Diaco, certified in Gateless Writing, leads and provides encouraging feedback. Preregister limited to eight writers.

Community Service Opportunity with Salvation Army

Wednesday, June 29, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Meet at 4 p.m. at 64 Main St., Burlington to set up dining room, serve and cleanup. Home baked goodies are welcome. Free parking available. Pre-register.

The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is located at 21 Library Lane in Williston and can be reached at 878-4918.